Buying a New Semi Truck vs. Used – The Pros and Cons

Buying a New Semi Truck vs. Used – The Pros and Cons

If you're considering buying a new Semi Truck vs a used one, here's a quick breakdown of the pros and cons of each.

Gaining half an MPG can put more money in your pocket than adding $90,000 in revenue

Gaining half an MPG can put more money in your pocket than adding $90,000 in revenue

Here's how to improve your Semi Truck MPG which can give you more profit in your owner operator business.

Owner Operator Costs – Fixed vs Variable Expenses

Owner Operator Costs – Fixed vs Variable Expenses

What you need to know about owner operator costs including driver pay, fixed costs vs. variable costs, and more.

Owner Operator Trucking Calculator / Income Estimation Tool

Owner Operator Trucking Calculator / Income Estimation Tool

The best trucking calculator tool including calculators for revenue per mile, monthly and annual mileage, and fixed and variable costs.

What’s the difference between HVUT, Form 2290, and IFTA?

What’s the difference between HVUT, Form 2290, and IFTA?

In this article we explain the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT), the Form 2290 tax form, and IFTA tax, and what you need to know about each.

Calculating your cost per mile

Calculating your cost per mile

To calculate your cost per mile, simply divide your total expenses by your total miles. Want examples? Click to see what this looks like.

Owner Operator Quarterly Tax Tips

Owner Operator Quarterly Tax Tips

Quarterly tax advice for owner-operators and trucking companies, including the most common mistakes to avoid like losing track of income.

Fuel Surcharge Calculator

Fuel Surcharge Calculator

A fuel surcharge calculator for calculating your the fuel surcharges in your trucking business based on baseline fuel price and MPG.

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How do I calculate IFTA?

How to calculate IFTA including calculators for fuel taxes, miles, quarterly reports, and more.

6 Strategies to Improve Your Top End Revenue as an Owner-Operator

6 Strategies to Improve Your Top End Revenue as an Owner-Operator

Improving your top end revenue can help you invest in better equipment, add more trucks and continue to grow your business. This guide will show you 6 ways owner operators can improve their gross revenue.

Should You Get Your Trucking Authority? Weighing the Pros and Cons

Should You Get Your Trucking Authority? Weighing the Pros and Cons

If you’ve been leased onto a company or working as a company driver for a while, you’ve probably considered stepping out and getting your own authority. Before you take the leap, you should weigh the upsides and the downsides.

Driver Qualification Files: What They Are and What Goes in Them

Driver Qualification Files: What They Are and What Goes in Them

Whether you run a massive fleet or a company of one, you’ll need a driver qualification file (DQF) for each of your drivers — including yourself, if you have your own authority.